Recognizing
Excellence and Innovation
in Canadian Theatre

Camellia Koo and April Anne Viczko

2006, selected by designer Dany Lyne

Camellia Koo continues her association with the Shaw Festival where her designs include set and costumes for Trifles, Topdog/Underdog and When the Rain Stops Falling and sets for Peace in Our Time: A Comedy, One Touch of Venus, and The Stepmother. Other collaborations include companies such as fu-GEN Asian Canadian Theatre Company, Fujiwara Dance Inventions and The Second City. A multi-award winning designer, Camellia is a graduate of the Ryerson Theatre School (Technical Production), completed her M.A. in Scenography at Central St. Martins College of Art & Design (U.K.) and was also a member of the 2005 Lincoln Centre Director’s Lab. Camellia has a blue belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu.

April Anne Viczko is a set, costume, lighting and projection designer based in Calgary. She is currently working on several productions including designing the performance of a book, Bitter Medicine by Clem Martini. Earlier this year she designed the costumes for the three mainstage productions at Alberta Theatre Projects annual playRites Festival, – Drama: Pilot Episode, Thinking of Yu and Ash Rizin. Recently she has worked with Vertigo Theatre, Citadel Theatre, The Belfry and Kill Your Television. She was nominated for a Dora Award for Outstanding Costume Design for the critically acclaimed Last Days of Judas Iscariot produced by Birdland Theatre.

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